Cathie Linz

Cathie Linz

Infobox Writer


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birthdate = November 29, 19??
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occupation = Novelist
nationality = American
period = 1981 - present
genre = Romance
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website = http://www.CathieLinz.com

Cathie Linz (b. November 29) is a USA Today best-selling U.S. writer of over fifty contemporary romance novels known for their humor and witty dialogue. Her romance novels are published world wide in nearly twenty languages.

Biography

Linz was born on November 29. She was previously employed in Head of Acquisitions at a university law library in the Chicago area. She went on to publish her first book in 1982. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, in addition to being named a lifetime honorary member of the Romance Writers of America.

Linz contributed to the landmark book, Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the appeal of the Romance, a hardcover lead title form the University of Pennsylvania Press which won the distinguished Susan Koppleman Award.

Linz currently lives in the Chicago area with her family and her cat. The cat, Whiskers, appeared on the cover of the December 2006 issues of Romantic Times. [http://www.cathielinz.com/html/whatsnew.htm] An avid traveler she has been to the Swiss Mountains, Alaska, and the Grand Canyon. [http://www.onceuponaromance.net/CathieLinzInterview.html]

Awards

*Romantic Times Career Achievement Storyteller of the Year award
*Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award
*eHarlequin Readers’ Choice Award
*Write Touch Award – Best Contemporary Category Romance

Bibliography

ingle Novels

*"Remembrance Of Love" - April 1982
*"Wildfire" -- July 1983
*"A Summer's Embrace" -- Oct. 1983
*"A Charming Strategy" -- January 1984
*"A Private Account" -- June 1984
*"Winner Takes All" -- Sept. 1984
*"Pride And Joy" -- Feb. 1985, Five Star Romance (hardcover reprint), July 1998
*"A Glimpse Of Paradise" -- May 1985
*"Tender Guardian" -- Sept. 1985, G.K. Hall hardcover, large-print edition, December 1996
*"Lover And Deceiver" -- January 1986
*"Continental Lover" -- July 1986, Thorndike Large Print (Hardcover reprint) 1999.
*"A Handful Of Trouble" -- January 1987, Thorndike Large Print (Hardcover reprint) 1999.
*"Change Of Heart" -- Feb. 1988
*"A Friend In Need" -- Aug. 1988
*"As Good As Gold" -- March 1989
*"Adam's Way" -- September 1989
*"Smiles" -- June 1990
*"Handyman" -- January 1991
*"Smooth Sailing" -- September 1991
*"Flirting With Trouble" -- July 1992
*"Male Ordered Bride" -- January 1993
*"Escapades" -- Aug. 1993
*"Midnight Ice" -- March 1994
*"One Of A Kind Marriage" - Sept. 1994, G.K. Hall large-print edition March 1995
*"Bridal Blues" -- November 1994
*"A Wife In Time" -- Oct. 1995
*"Wildfire" -- G.K. Hall, hardcover, large-print edition, March 1996. In UK hardcover large-print edition pub. by Chivers Press, June 1996
*"Husband Needed" -- September 1997
*"Daddy In Dress Blues" -- September 2000, Thorndike Large Print (Hardcover reprint) 2000.
*"Between The Covers" -- 2001.
*"Stranded With The Sergeant" -- 2001.
*"Catch Of The Day" -- 2006

Montana Mavericks Series Multi-Author

*"Baby Wanted" --May 1995

Three Weddings And A Gift Series

#"Michael's Baby" -- Sept. 1996
#"Seducing Hunter" -- Oct. 1996
#"Abbie And The Cowboy" -- November 1996

Too Marriage Makers Series

#"Too Sexy For Marriage" -- March 1998
#"Too Stubborn To Marry" -- June 1998
#"Too Smart For Marriage" --August 1998

Best Of The West Series

#"The Rancher Gets Hitched" -- 1999.
#"The Cowboy Finds A Bride" -- 1999.
#"The Lawman Gets Lucky" -- April 2000.

Marines, Men Of Honor Series

#"The Marine & The Princess" -- 2001.
#"Married To A Marine" -- 2002.
#"Sleeping Beauty & The Marine" -- 2003.
#"Her Millionaire Marine" -- 2004.
#"Cinderella's Sweet-Talking Marine" -- 2004
#"The Marine Meets His Match" -- 2004
#"The Marine And Me" -- 2005
#"Lone Star Marine" -- 2006

Royally Wed Series Multi-Author

*"A Prince At Last" -- 2002

Girls Do Or Don't Series

#"Good Girls Do" -- 2006
#"Bad Girls Don't" -- 2006
#"Big Girls Don't Cry"" -- 2007

Omnibus In Collaboration

*"The Rancher Gets Hitched / An Affair of Convenience" (1999) (with Marisa Hall)
*"The Cowboy Finds a Bride / The Way We Weren't" (1999) (with Isabel Sharpe)
*"The Lawman Gets Lucky / Beauty and the Bet" (2000) (with Isabel Sharpe)
*"The Matchmaker's Mistake / Between the Covers" (2001) (with Jane Sullivan)
*"A Princess in Waiting / A Prince at Last!" (2003) (with Carol Grace)
*"Rancher Gets Hitched / Not Exactly Pregnant" (2004) (with Charlotte Maclay)
*"Catch of the Day" (2006) (with Beverly Brandt, Pamela Clare and Whitney Lyles)

Non-fiction titles

*"Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women"

References and Resources

* [http://www.CathieLinz.com Cathie Linz's Official Website]
* [http://www.eharlequin.com Harlequin Enterprises Ltd's Website]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/l/cathie-linz Cathie Linz's Webpage in Fantastic Fiction's Website]


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